8 Day itinerary in Canada, North America

Winter Fun In Quebec City

The Quebec City area is the perfect place to enjoy the pleasures of winter. Just a few minutes from the city, nature in its purest form awaits you for magical experiences. Whether you’re cocooning in a beautiful little log cottage, or wanting to spend your time playing in the snow in a beautiful lak... Read More

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On Some Day Trips

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Quebec City

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Visit markets

Meet local people

Rural home stays

Indigenous culture

Outdoors & Nature

Culture & Arts






The best of the Quebec City region in winter, between city and nature


A multitude of typical winter experiences in exceptional spots


Taste the local flavors of this region


Enjoy the magic of Quebec city


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Day 1

place Quebec - Sainte Brigitte de Laval

Arrival in Quebec City. After picking up your luggage and your rental car, head straight to Quebec nature. Join your intimate accommodation in the heart of the forest just 30 minutes from Quebec City.

Meals: Dinner


  • High-end Accommodation: GITE ADVENTURES QUEBEC
Day 2

place Sainte Brigitte de Laval

1st day of discovery of Quebec under the snow. After a good breakfast, take the time to admire the view of the magnificent panorama of snow-covered forests as far as the eye can see that surround your cottage, overlooking the possibly frozen Montmorency River in this season. Put on snowshoes and take a short walk around to soak up the nature on hand. Free lunch. In the afternoon, it’s time to test one of Quebec’s activities par excellence: snowmobiling! After your safety and driving briefing, follow your guide aboard your machine that will take you through the surrounding forests for a unique experience. Feelings guaranteed! To recover from your emotions, give yourself a moment of relaxation in the outdoor whirlpool bath,and enjoy the view! Free dinner. Overnight at Gite Aventure Québec.

Meals: Dinner


  • High-end Accommodation: GITE ADVENTURES QUEBEC
Day 3

place Sainte Brigitte de Laval - Wendake

Breakfast. Lovers of nature and wide open spaces, take the road to the Jacques Cartier National Park, you could walk its trails by snowshoe or fatbike. A must in the region, there are only 2 in the world and one of them is not far away! Visit the Hôtelde Glace in Saint Gabriel de Valcartier for an unusual tour of this building, which is rebuilt every year. Have you kept your child’s soul? So sit comfortably on your buoy, get ready for the slide and hit the snowy slopes of the Valcartier Village. Laughs and emotions will be on the program, young and old will be filled! Then head to Wendake, a Native American reserve in the Huron-Wendat Nation. The Traditional Huron Site offers guided tours to understand the history and culture of this Indigenous nation. Thehotel-museum of the 1st Nations nearby will welcome you for the night. Take the time to visit his permanent exhibition on his culture. Dinner with indigenous flavors at the renowned restaurant La Traite. In the evening, go to the Maison Longue, a traditional house of the Hurons, and let yourself be carried away by the myths and legends told by a member of the community, around a good fire while enjoying a labrador tea. Overnight at the 1st Nations Hotel-Museum. Optional: night at the Ice Hotel

Meals: Breakfast


  • High-end Accommodation: Hôtel - Musée Premières Nations
Day 4

place Wendake - Sainte Catherine de la Jacques Cartier

Breakfast. Take the road quietly to Sainte Catherine de la Jacques Cartier and your accommodation located on the shores of Lake St Joseph, in the heart of nature. Duchesnay Station is the perfect place to enjoy the pleasures of winter. You will have access to all the unguided activities on the site: Skates, slides, snowshoes and cross-country skiing.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


  • High-end Accommodation: Station touristique Duchesnay
Day 5

place Sainte Catherine de la Jacques Cartier

Another typical Quebec experience awaits you today: an introduction to dog sledding. After you’ve made first contact with your pack and listen to driving and safety tips, go on an adventure! The first thrills of this slide on the snow begins to invade you, you can only hear the sound of the sled and that of the dogs running at high speed … enjoy this moment of grace and calm. Lunch and afternoon free. Enjoy outdoor activities or relax at the indoor pool or in its outdoor whirlpool. Its Nordic spa could also welcome you for a relaxing massage.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


  • High-end Accommodation: Station touristique Duchesnay
Day 6

place Sainte Catherine de la Jacques Cartier - Quebec

After a few days in the wild, it’s time to get back to the city. Road to Quebec City. Take a detour through its famous Montmorency Falls, which freeze in winter and give an unusual sight. Handing over your rental vehicle. Stroll through Old Quebec and the Petit Champlain, the snow that adorns its alleys makes it look like a Christmas tale. Night in the heart of Old Quebec.

Meals: Breakfast


  • High-end Accommodation: Clarendon Hotel
Day 7

place Quebec

Full day to discover the city. The Plains of Abraham welcome you with open arms for activities such as ice skates, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing. Quebec City is full of exciting museums such as the Museum of Civilization or the Museum of Fine Arts,don’t hesitate to push their doors to learn more about the art and culture of the province. A unique place on the banks of the St Laurent, the Strom Spa invites you to relax in a magical setting. And why not slide in front of the iconic Château Frontenac? Overnight in Quebec City.

Guide: Included for the day


  • High-end Accommodation: Clarendon Hotel
Day 8

place Quebec Departure

Last moments in the Quebec City area before going back home. Free transfer to Quebec City airport.

What’s Included

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  • Station touristique Duchesnay
  • Hôtel - Musée Premières Nations
  • Clarendon Hotel

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  • Dinner (4)
  • Breakfast (4)

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  • Standard vehicle rental (B)

Activities expand_less

  • Free tour of the Ice Hotel
  • Myths and Legends Night at the Hotel-Museum's Long House

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  • Canadian taxes
  • Helpline 24/7
  • 1 slide - 1 hot chocolate per person on Dufferin Terrace, in front of Château Frontenac

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  • International flight
  • National flight
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals except ones mentioned in INCLUDED
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Entrance fees to the national parks
  • Guide and driver tips
  • Drinks

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